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Kansas sheriffs seeks to cement job in constitution

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Kansas sheriffs asked lawmakers on Thursday to pass a constitutional amendment that would ensure that county sheriffs are an elected position. Taking the lead for...

Kansas Highway Patrol recruiting suffers

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When the latest class of Kansas Highway Patrol recruits started at the academy this month, there were just 10, fewer than at any time...

Former troopers win access to confidential Highway Patrol report

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Two former Highway Patrol officers who are suing the state over being forced out of their jobs have won access to a confidential report...

Female trooper suing Highway Patrol leaders placed on leave

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One of the six female troopers suing the Kansas Highway Patrol's leadership over allegations of sexual harassment has been placed on leave awaiting the...

Lawmakers seek review of Highway Patrol dismissals

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Lawmakers are seeking a review of the firing of two officers at the Kansas Highway Patrol to make sure the agency followed proper procedures. Republican...

Senate panel moves raw-milk labeling bill

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A bill that would require labeling of raw milk sold in Kansas moved out of a Senate committee Thursday morning. The Senate agriculture committee signed...

UPDATED: Bill seeks more transparency in fatal police shootings

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(Updated to reflect Police Chiefs Association Comment) A Johnson County legislator on Monday introduced a bill that would demand more disclosure about fatal police shootings...

KHP seeks $23 million to replace aging aircraft

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For almost 60 years, the Kansas Highway Patrol has protected the public from the sky. It's helped hunt down fugitives. It's helped search for missing...

KBI rolls out seized property database, website

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The Kansas Bureau of Investigation met its deadline Monday, unveiling a new website that will give the public a look at property that's been...

Legislature passes protections for domestic abuse victims

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Domestic violence victims could more easily break costly leases to seek refuge from abusive relationships under legislation sent to the governor on Friday. The House...